THE millions of people who are sending cards this Christmas can help Royal Mail by posting early - ahead of the last posting dates.
Last posting dates:
International airmail - December 5: Australia and New Zealand, South and Central America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Asia and the Far East (except Japan)
December 10: USA, Canada, Japan and Eastern Europe
December 12: Western Europe
Second Class: December 18
First Class: December 20
Special Delivery: December 23